Sample Wedding Menus and Drinks Packages - Waterhead, Ambleside

Waterhead offers wedding Breakfast Packages to suit people’s individual needs. All of our menus at the Waterhead are designed with the emphasis on the use of fresh, local, quality produce and our wedding menus have a combination of tried and tested old favourites, along with dishes synonymous with our highly regarded Bay Restaurant.

Once again, please do not hesitate to contact us should you have your own favourite dish that you would like us to prepare for your special day!

(Sample menu only, Prices range approximately from £35.00 per person for packages)

To Starters

  • Platter of Melon and Soft Fruits
    Glazed with orange sabayon
  • Cartmel Valley Hot Smoked Salmon
    with Cumberland honey mustard mayonnaise, saffron onions
  • Eden Valley Duck, Pigeon and Spiced Apple Terrine
    beetroot and apple chutney, soft saffron onions, sherry caramel dressing

Main Course

  • Baked Vegetables Pithivier
    Roast shallots, mushroom and chive sauce
  • Grilled Sea Bass
    Sauté potatoes, Savoy cabbage, carrots and celeriac, asparagus velouté
  • Roast Fillet of 28-Day Aged Beef
    Château potatoes, root vegetable gratin with smoked Cumberland cheese rarebit, Madeira and shallot sauce

Desserts

  • Raspberry Brûlée
    Home-made shortbread biscuit
  • Sticky Chocolate Pudding
    Dark chocolate sauce, rich vanilla ice-cream
  • Lemon and Lime Meringue
    Raspberry purée, compôte of kumquats

To Finish

  • Lemon Posset
    Orange and almond wafers
  • Raspberry Brûlée
    Home-made shortbread biscuit
  • Fresh Fruit Pavlova
    Vanilla crème chantilly
  • Fresh Strawberry Roulade
    Strawberry sauce
  • Freshly Brewed Waterhead-Blend Coffee with Waterhead Chocolates

Our menus and drinks packages are a guideline to the type of food and drink available, however if there was something specific or quirky you had in mind we will gladly adapt any package as necessary to suit your individual needs.

Evening Buffet

A sample of some evening buffet selections available

  • An Assortment of Freshly Prepared Sandwiches
  • Continental Meats and Cheese Platter with Marinated Char-Grilled Vegetables and Mixed Greek Olives
  • Cumberland Sausage, Black Pudding and Apple Roll
  • Red Pepper and Mozzarella Jacket potatoes (v)
  • Smoked Salmon Blinis
  • Indian Dim Sum Selection with Raita (v)
  • Assorted Salads
  • Desserts

Please note that, once served, buffet food can only be left available to your guests for a maximum of two hours in order both to guarantee quality and comply with current legislation. Thereafter, all remaining food will be discarded.

Our menus and drinks packages are a guideline to the type of food and drink available, however if there was something specific or quirky you had in mind we will gladly adapt any package as necessary to suit your individual needs.

Arrival Drink

In conjunction with our wine suppliers, Lakeland Vintners, we have put together the following sample drinks package to complement your special day. Drinks packages are also available that include champagne to toast to your special day.

Drinks packages starting from £20.00 per person

Bucks Fizz - A glass of sparkling wine and fresh orange juice
or
Pimms and Lemonade - Served traditionally with orange, lemon, cucumber and mint

Wedding Breakfast Wine

Brown Brothers Chenin Blanc - Floral aromas, mouth-filling fruit, crisp finish with a trace of sweetness

Antiguas Reservas Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 - Medium bodied with hints of cherry and vanilla

To Toast

Tosti Sparkling Pinot Grigio - Soft and fruity medium sparkling wine

Please note that, whilst every effort is made to provide the above packages, the hotel reserved the right to substitute any item for one of similar or higher quality if unavailable.

Our menus and drinks packages are a guideline to the type of food and drink available, however if there was something specific or quirky you had in mind we will gladly adapt any package as necessary to suit your individual needs.